Have Scientists Unlocked the Flu's Secret?
Researchers may have figured out how the virus infects a person
By Newsy, a Newser Video Partner
Posted Oct 21, 2013 2:46 PM CDT
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(Newser) – With flu season upon us, a new study might’ve figured out exactly how the virus infects a person. Researchers at the Whitehead Institute of Biomedical Research used mice to examine the immune system’s response to the flu. Typically, the immune system works by identifying a virus when it enters the body and storing information about the virus in the memory B cells of the lungs. But these virus-specific memory B cells can be tough to isolate.

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SPHeroid
Oct 21, 2013 6:43 PM CDT
I do believe that the "B Cells" they speak of here resided in bone marrow, not the lungs.... After all, they are blood cells.....
thesecondsfade
Oct 21, 2013 3:28 PM CDT
Why do I have to go watch video elsewhere to get the story? The whole point if Newser is to save time. Please just write a summary of the video. This is silly.